decade from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2019

The 2010s (pronounced "twenty-tens", "two thousand (and) tens", or simply "the Tens" or "Teens"), was the decade that began on January 1, 2010 and ended on December 31, 2019. It is distinct from the decade known as the 202nd decade which began on January 1, 2011 and ended on December 31, 2020.

Death of Osama bin LadenArab SpringEuropean migrant crisisHiggs bosonSmartphoneIslamic State of Iraq and the Levant
From left, clockwise: The President of USA, Barack Obama and his national security team oversee the Operation Neptune Spear, led by members from SEAL Team Six who killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan in 2011; Egyptians celebrated the Hosni Mubarak resignation during the Arab Spring; Volunteer lifeguards from Proactiva Open Arms help Syrian and Iraqi refugees during 2015 migrant crisis; the Higgs Boson is detected by the Large Hadron Collider and later confirmed in 2013; increasing use of digital and mobile technologies; ISIS/ISIL perpetrates terrorist attacks and captures territory in Syria and Iraq.
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